Free Press Journal
  • Child Rape

    Child rape case: Police issue tough guidelines to schools

    Bangalore: In the fallout of alleged rape of a six-year old girl at a public school that triggered public outrage, police today issued tough guidelines to schools here for safety of children and warned of prosecution in the event of its non-compliance.

  • M S Dhoni

    Picking right combination would be key: Dhoni

    Southampton: India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni says since 1-0 is a very slender lead in a long series, they have to be on their toes and pick right combination for the third Test, beginning here tomorrow.

  • Afghan vote audit suspended again over disagreement

    Kabul: Afghanistan’s election commission today once again suspended the auditing process of 8.1 million votes cast in the presidential run-off poll, after the two candidates failed to agree on the procedure for invalidating fraudulent votes.

  • Patnaik seeks more central assistance for cyclone damage

    Bhubaneswar: Lamenting that Rs 460.38 crore was approved against Rs 5832.50 crore central assistance sought by Odisha after cyclone Phailin, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to direct the High Level Committee to reconsider it and sanction the demand.

  • Centre sends 600 paramilitary forces to UP

    New Delhi:  Around 600 para military force personnel have been sent to Uttar Pradesh by the Central government to maintain law and order situation in the state in the wake of violence in Saharanpur.

  • Sushma Swaraj

    Keen to impart renewed momentum in Indo-Nepal ties: India

    Kathmandu:  India today told Nepal that the new government is very keen to impart “renewed momentum” to their multifaceted bilateral ties even as the two countries decided to step up cooperation in key areas of defence, security, trade and and hydro power.

  • law and order situation in TN becoming worse: Ramadoss

    Udhgamandalam: Pattali Makkal Katchi today alleged that the law and order situation in Tamil Nadu was becoming worse and there was increase in the murder and crime in the last three years.

  • India ready to take back its citizens: Home Ministry

    New Delhi: India today said it will take back all its citizens, detained onboard a boat seized by Australia, but a decision on other nationals will be taken as per international law and convention after ascertaining their identity.

  • Bypolls: SP announces candidates for 7 Assembly and 1 LS seats

    Lucknow: Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh Yadav today announced the names of his party’s nominees for the Mainpuri Lok Sabha constituency and seven of the 13 Assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh where bypolls will be held soon.

  • Central Bank net profit jumps over 8-fold to Rs 192 crore

    Mumbai: State-run Central Bank of India today reported over eight-fold rise in net profit to Rs 192 crore for the quarter ended June 30 on low base in the year-ago period when it had reported Rs 22 crore net profit.

  • New underpasses, flyover for Gurgaon

    Gurgaon:  The NHAI approved three underpasses and a flyover for Gurgaon just hours after Union Ministers Nitin Gadkari, Rao Inderjeet Singh and Krishan Pal Gujjar announced development of basic amenities in the area, an official said here Saturday.

  • Prakash Nanjappa

    Apurvi Chandela wins gold in 10m Air Rifle, silver for Ayonika

    Glasgow: Young Rajasthan girl Apurvi Chandela got India its second gold from the shooting range winning the 10m Air Rifle event at the Commonwealth Games here today as compatriot Ayonika Paul boosted the medal tally with a silver.

  • Rly employee alleges gangrape, three co-workers arrested

    Kolkata: A middle-aged woman working with Railways today alleged that four co-workers had gangraped her for days together and the GRP Sealdah in a quick action arrested three of them.

  • Shyam Benegal urges Chavan to save Ghai’s film institute

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Shyam Benegal Saturday urged Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan to intervene and save Whistling Woods International Institute for Film, Fashion and Communication, founded and run by film director Subhash Ghai from closure.

  • Saharangpur clashes

    2 killed in clashes in Saharanpur, curfew clamped

    Saharanpur: Two persons were killed today and at least 19 others, including policemen, injured as violent clashes broke out between two communities over a land dispute in this western Uttar Pradesh district with mobs indulging in brick batting and arson, prompting authorities to clamp curfew.

  • Congress leaders detained near Delhi-UP border, released

    Ghaziabad: Around 500 Congress workers, including Uttar Pradesh in charge Madhusudan Mistry, state unit chief Nirmal Khatri, and actress Nagma, were detained here Saturday for violating prohibitory orders banning their entry into Kanth town of Moradabad. Police released them after about five hours.

  • MH17 Crashes

    Planes fly more victims from Ukraine crash site

    Kharkiv: Two cargo planes have flown 38 more coffins carrying victims of the Malaysia Airlines disaster out of eastern Ukraine to a forensic centre in the Netherlands for identification and investigation.